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Driver behaviour and training. Vol. 3

Author: Lisa Dorn, Dr.
Publisher: Aldershot ; Burlington : Ashgate, cop. 2008.
Series: Human factors in road and rail transport.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes and discusses advances in the study of driving behaviour and driver training. This work bridges the gap between practitioners in road safety, and theoreticians investigating driving  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Dorn, Dr.
ISBN: 9780754672036 0754672034
OCLC Number: 441865637
Notes: Bibliografija na koncu prispevkov.
Description: XVIII, 457 str. : ilustr. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Contents: Preface; Part 1 The Novice Driver Problem: How do 'significant others' influence young people's beliefs about driving?, Amanda Green and Lisa Dorn; Piloting a telemetric data tracking system to assess post-training real driving performance of young novice drivers, Robert B. Isler, Nicola J. Starkey, Peter Sheppard and Chris Yu; Fault correction or self-assessment. Which way forward?, Ian Edwards and Tracey Curle; New elements in the Dutch practical driving test; a pilot study, Jan Vissers, Jolieke Mesken, Erik Roelofs and Rene Claesen; Personality and attitudinal predictors of traffic offences among young drivers: a prospective analysis, Lisa Wundersitz and Nicholas Burns; Pre-driving attitudes and non-driving road user behaviours: does the past predict future driving behaviour?, Helen N. Mann and Mark J.M. Sullman; Prediction of problem driving risk in novice drivers in Ontario: part II outcome at 2 years, Laurence Jerome and Al Segal. Part 2 Emotions and Driver Behaviour: A review of studies on emotions and road user behaviour, Jolieke Mesken, Marjan Hagenzieker and Talib Rothengatter; A comparison of the propensity for angry driving scale and the short driving anger scale, Mark J.M. Sullman; Aggression and non-aggression amongst 6 types of drivers, Evelyne F. Vallieres, Pierre McDuff, Robert J. Vallerand and Jacques Bergeron; The influence of age differences on coping style and driver behaviour, Elizabeth Andrews and Stephen Westerman. Part 3 At Work Road Safety: Effects of organisational safety culture on driver behaviours and accident involvement amongst professional drivers, Bahar Oz and Timo Lajunen; Stages of change in the Australian workplace and its application to driver education, Tamara Banks, Jeremy Davey and H. Biggs; Prospective relationships between physical activity, 'need for recovery', and driver accidents and absenteeism, Adrian Taylor and Lisa Dorn; Predicting high risk behaviours in a fleet setting: implications and difficulties utilising behaviour measurement tools, Jeremy Davey, James Freeman and Darren Wishart; Driver celeration behaviour in training and regular driving, Anders af Wahlberg and Lennart Melin; A study of contemporary modifications to the Manchester driver behaviour questionnaire for organisational fleet settings, James Freeman, Jeremy Davey and Darren Wishart; A comparison of seat belt use between work time and free time driving among Turkish taxi drivers, Ozlem Simsekoglu and T. Lajunen; A review of developing and implementing Australian fleet safety interventions: a case study approach update, Darren Wishart, Jeremy Davey and James Freeman; Designing a psychometrically based self-assessment to address fleet driver risk, Lisa Dorn and Julie Gandolfi. Part 4 Technological Interventions, Driver Behaviour and Road Safety: Development of multimedia tests for responsive driving, Erik Roelofs, Marieke van Onna, Reinoud Nagele, Jolieke Mesken, Maria Kuiken and Esther Cozijnsen; The effect of simulation training on novice driver accident rates, R. Wade Allen, George D. Park and Marcia L. Cook; Driving experience and simulation of accident scenarios, Catherine Berthelon, Claudine Nachtergaele and Isabelle Aillerie; Investigating the contexts in which in-vehicle navigation system users have received and followed inaccurate route guidance instructions, Nick Forbes and Gary Burnett; Comparison of novice drivers in Austria and the Czech Republic with and without the use of intelligent speed adaptation, Christine Turetschek and Ralf Risser. Part 5 Human Factors and the Road Environment: What factors are involved in crashes, how do we measure them and what shall we do about them?, Frank McKenna; Driver training and assessment: implications of the task-difficulty homeostasis model, Ray Fuller; Do we really drive by the seat of our pants?, Neale Kinnear, Steve Stradling and Cynthia McVey; The impact of subjective factors on driver vigilance: a driving simulator study, Jeremy Vrignon, Andry Rakotonirainy, Dominique Gruyer and Guillaume Saint Pierre; The use of local case review panels to determine contributory factors crash data, Peter Hillard, David Logan and Brian Fildes; The effectiveness of new seat belt legislation in Northern Ireland, A.R. Woodside, J.R. Seymour and C. Gallagher. Part 6 Rider Behaviour: An evaluation of the Portuguese moped rider training programme, Patricia Antonio and M. Matos; Flow, task capability and powered 2-wheeler (PTW) rider training, Paul Broughton; Understanding inappropriate high speed by motorcyclists: a qualitative analysis, Barbara Hannigan, Ray Fuller, H.Bates, Martin Gormley, Steve Stradling, Paul Broughton, Neale Kinnear and C. O'Dolan; Index.
Series Title: Human factors in road and rail transport.
Responsibility: edited by Lisa Dorn.

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